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EduFuturists 10 - Carmel Bones

Carmel Bones is a sought after trainer and consultant to teachers, schools and multi-academy trusts. She is director of her own business, and team leader and trainer for the (OTI) Osiris Teaching Intervention. She is a member of the Historical Association’s National Secondary Committee and a consulting editor for Hodder Education's new GCSE Dynamic Learning series. Recently she wrote new BBC Bitesize GCSE material and contributes to Oxford University Press newsletters. She leads workshops at...


EduFuturists 9 - Martin Bailey

Martin Bailey is director of Animate2Educate. Animate2Education offer student workshops throughout the UK and delivers staff training on all areas of Primary Computing. Martin specialises in the use of iPads within education and is currently working on his new book 'A Healthy APPetite'. He is also Digital Enrichment Leader at a Primary School in the North East of England. He has been a primary school teacher for 18 years. Martin can be found on twitter...


EduFuturists 8 - Jamie Smith

In this episode Dan and Ben chat to Jamie Smith. Jamie is Executive Chairman at C-Learning, CEO at Statistics24, a Tedx speaker, author and an entrepreneur. His Tedx talk Education in the Digital Age can be found at and you can follow him on twitter at


EduFuturists 7 - Wendy Whitaker

In this episode we are delighted to be joined by Wendy Whitaker, Ben's mum. We are excited to have Wendy on, not just because she is Ben's mum, but also because she is the first primary school teacher we've had on the podcast. Wendy is based in the UK and has recently become a Level 1 Google Certified Educator.


EduFuturists 6 - Andrew Caffrey

Dan and Ben interview Andrew Caffrey, the UK Regional Director of EdTeachTeam. Andrew is also a former Assistant Headteacher, a Geography teacher and a Google Certified Innovator. You can follow him on Twitter @MrCaffrey and follow the work of EdTechTeam at


EduFuturists 5 - Kim Mattina

In episode 5 we stay in the USA and move from Ohio to New Jersey to interview Kim Mattina. Kim is a Google for Education Top Contributor, a Google CS First Top Contributor, a Google Certified Trainer, she is founder of her own YouTube show called The Suite Talk and she is a technology teacher. You can follow her on Twitter @The_Tech_Lady. Email:


EduFuturists 4 - Eric Curts

This week Dan and Ben chat with Eric Curts in Ohio, USA. Eric is a tech integrationist, writer, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Table-top Gamer and self-proclaimed Geek. He blogs relentlessly at and has recently been instrumental in an ebook about 50 uses of Screencastify in the classroom. He tweets with well over 27k followers.


EduFuturists 3 - Adam Llevo

Dan and Ben chat with Adam Llevo. Adam is a PE teacher and lecturer based in the North West of England. He is a Google Certified Educator and a Google for Education Innovator. He delivers training on the GSuite tools to teachers in the UK and further afield. Find him on twitter @MrAdamPE. Email:


EduFuturists 2 - Steven Hope

Dan and Ben chat with Steven Hope. Steven is Head of Independent Learning at Leeds City College. We discuss Google for Education, Jamboards and the future of education and technology. Find Steven @Hope_Steven Email:


EduFuturists 1 - Andrew Strachan

Dan and Ben chat with Andrew Strachan who is leading technological change at St. Thomas More School, Blaydon. The head of IT/CS & Digital Strategy talks about what the coming year has in store for edtech and he recommends some tools for teachers. Find Andrew @MrStrachan_IT


In the Studio S1 E11 - The EduTech Summit 2018 Review and Haptic Networks

In our last episode of this season we discuss our schools technology conference The EduTech Summit 2018 ( and we interview Joe and Darrell from Haptic Networks about cloud solutions for schools. We also discuss some major Google for Education updates and recommend two more tweeters for your online PLN.


In the Studio S1 E10 - Dr. Neelam Parmar

In our main feature we chat with Neelam Parmar, the Director of e-Learning at Ashford School and author of several books about the digital revolution. Dr Parmar discusses her work with WomenEd and WomenInTech as well as why it is important to be future-proof in the classroom. She was a keynote speaker at BETT this year and we are delighted that she will be joining us at The EduTech Summit in Oswaldtwistle on June 29th 2018. Our tech tool in this episode is Google Expeditions, the VR platform...


In the Studio S1 E9 - Al Kingsley

In our main feature we chat with Al Kingsley, the Managing Director of Net Support Software and Chair of Hampton Academies Trust. Al discusses his role as a governor and why this is important to him as well as how Net Support aims to reduce operational and IT costs, Improve classroom edtech solutions, provide safeguarding support and get SLT onboard with IT projects. As a friend of Henry Platten from Episode 6, he discusses The Big Education Debate too. Our tech tool in this episode is...


In the Studio S1 E8 - Mark Allen

Show notes are at Ben and Dan interview Marc Allen, founder of edintheclouds and 123GO!, about 10X thinking in education. Ben and Dan also discuss G Suite for Education updates, Google Hangouts and two new online PLN recommendations @MrCaffrey and @MrAdamPE


In the Studio S1 GDPR Special - Tony Sheppard

In this special episode we bring you an interview with Tony Sheppard about the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on 25th May 2018. Tony has been working closely with the Department for Education in producing resources for schools with regards to GDPR


In the Studio S1 E7 - The Future of Education

Show notes are at Ben and Dan discuss the future of education (WARNING: some radical ideas!) and using YouTube in the classroom. The online PLN recommendations in this episode are @tonyvincent and @ericcurts.


In the Studio S1 E6 - Henry Platten from eCadets

Show notes are at Ben and Dan interview Henry Platten, founder of eCadets and GoBubble (, about the need for online safety and digital citizenship for kids. Ben and Dan also discuss G Suite for Education, using Google Sites and two new online PLN recommendations @ICT_MrP and @andy_buck.


In the Studio S1 E5 - Teacher Toolkit

Show notes are at Ben and Dan interview Ross McGill AKA Teacher Toolkit (, the most influential education blogger in the UK and voted in the top 500 most influential people in the UK. Ben and Dan also discuss G Suite for Education, using Google Slides as a 'Publisher' alternative and two new online PLN recommendations @alicekeeler and @burgessdave.


In the Studio S1 E4 - Matt Miller

Show notes are at Ben and Dan interview Matt Miller from Ditch that Textbook ( and the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast ( about his latest book "Ditch that Homework". Ben and Dan also discuss updates from the world of EdTech, the tech tool Trello ( and two new online PLN recommendations @olivertrussell and @AccringtonMFL.


In the Studio S1 E3 - Kasey Bell

Show notes: Ben and Dan interview Kasey Bell from Shake Up Learning ( and the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast ( about her new book, technology in the classroom and the future of assessment. Ben and Dan also discuss updates from the world of EdTech, the tech tool Storyboard That ( and two new online PLN recommendations @ScotlandLouise and @ICTEvangelist.